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2014 Belmont Stakes Chart

While the racing fan in me desperately wanted to see California Chrome win the Triple Crown, the horse bettor in me knew better. The 2014 Belmont Stakes was a banner day for Gradedstakes.com and one we will not soon forget. Listed below is my top selection for the race as well as the exotic plays that […]

2014 Belmont Stakes betting preview & picks

The Grade 1 Belmont Stakes will go as Belmont Park’s 11th race at 6:52 ET. Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome is a heavy favorite to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Gradedstakes.com had FIVE top pick winner’s on the 2013 Belmont Stakes card. Don’t bet this year without our Belmont Stakes […]

Grade 1 Manhattan Stakes Betting Preview

The 2014 Grade 1 Manhattan Stakes will go as Belmont’s 10th race on Saturday at 5:45 ET. Seek Again, last seen running Wise Dan to the wire (footage above), is favored at 3-1 to defeat nine foes. Gradedstakes.com had FIVE top pick winner’s on the 2013 Belmont Stakes card. Don’t bet this year without our Belmont Stakes […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Entries

2014 Belmont Stakes Entries

2014 Belmont Stakes entries have been drawn and Victor Espinoza hopes #2 is California Chrome’s lucky number. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winning son of Lucky Pulpit will seek to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed did it in 1978. We cashed FIVE top selection winners on last year’s Belmont Stakes card. Learn […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: General a Rod

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: General a Rod

General a Rod was my choice to win the Kentucky Derby. I chose him because I saw a horse that had already proved he was fast and had enough latent talent to win a race like the Run for the Roses at a very big price. For the longest time it looked as if the […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Medal Count

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Medal Count

After finishing eighth in the Kentucky Derby, the connections of Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes runner up Medal Count plan to fire away at the 2014 Belmont Stakes. The son of Dynaformer had a horrid trip in the Run for the Roses, but Spendthrift’s B Wayne Hughes and trainer Dale Romans feel he deserves another […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Picks

California Chrome is taking his game to Belmont Park where he will attempt to win the 2014 Belmont Stakes, which would make him the first winner of the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. The New York Racing Association has gone all out for this day, making it one of the richest days of American […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Matterhorn

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Matterhorn

Coolmore had big plans for Matterhorn when they paid $625k for him last year, but accepted what was almost surely a low ball offer to purchase him from Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners earlier this week. Eclipse is a savvy bunch and got to the Kentucky Derby this year where they finished third with Danza. They don’t strike […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Wicked Strong

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Wicked Strong

Wicked Strong has something going for him that California Chrome does not. What is it? A win over the track! Wicked Strong was second in his Belmont Park debut going six furlongs before scoring a two length victory at the one mile distance a little more than a month later. He followed that effort up […]

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Tonalist

2014 Belmont Stakes Contenders: Tonalist

Tonalist closed from well back to break his maiden going nine furlongs at Gulfstream Park on January 18. It was a noticeable win given that he did it so easily and won against Gulfstream’s well known early speed bias. After that, Tonalist resurfaced in allowance company where he was second of ten horses. That race […]